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Handbook of Intensive Care Organization and Management

Handbook of Intensive Care Organization and Management Author Andrew Webb
ISBN-10 9781783269525
Release 2016-07-28
Pages 424
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The global trend of increasingly ageing societies and long term illnesses has meant a growth in demand for intensive care resources. This book advises on leadership and organizational development of intensive care units, in order to give best practices for governance, performance, emergency response and safety. Written by international experts in the field, each chapter allows researchers, clinicians and service providers worldwide to be able to refer to this single reference book. In seven parts, the volume will tackle aspects of intensive care management in both global and local contexts, and interrogate the key concerns that service providers face. It works as an informative guide for the practical administration of intensive care, as well as being international in its design and information.



The Oxford Handbook of Health Care Management

The Oxford Handbook of Health Care Management Author Ewan Ferlie
ISBN-10 9780191015199
Release 2016-04-07
Pages 504
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This Handbook provides an authoritative overview of current issues and debates in the field of health care management. It contains over twenty chapters from well-known and eminent academic authors, who were carefully selected for their expertise and asked to provide a broad and critical overview of developments in their particular topic area. The development of an international perspective and body of knowledge is a key feature of the book. The Handbook secondly makes a case for bringing back a social science perspective into the study of the field of health care management. It therefore contains a number of contrasting and theoretically orientated chapters (e.g. on institutionalism; critical management studies). This social science based approach is a refreshing alternative to much existing work in this domain and offers a good way into current academic debates in this field. The Handbook thirdly explores a variety of important policy and organizational developments apparent within the current health care field (e.g. new organizational forms; growth of management consulting in health care organizations). It therefore explores and comments on major contemporary trends apparent in the practice field.



Oxford Textbook of Critical Care

Oxford Textbook of Critical Care Author Clinical Professor Division of Critical Care Andrew Webb
ISBN-10 9780199600830
Release 2016-07-25
Pages 1824
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The thoroughly revised second edition of the Oxford Textbook of Critical Care is a comprehensive multi-disciplinary text covering all aspects of adult intensive care management. Uniquely the book takes a problem-orientated approach providing a reference source for clinical issues experienced every day in the intensive care unit. The text is organized into short topics allowing readers to rapidly access authoritative information on specific clinical problems. Each topic refers to basic physiological principles and provides up-to-date treatment advice supported by references to the most vital literature. Where international differences exist in clinical practice, authors cover alternative views. Key messages summarise each topic in order to aid quick review and decision making. Edited and written by an international group of recognized experts from many disciplines, the second edition of the Oxford Textbook of Critical Care provides an up-to-date reference that is relevant for intensive care units and emergency departments globally. This volume is the definitive text for all health care providers, including physicians, nurses, respiratory therapists, and other allied health professionals who take care of critically ill patients. This print edition of The Oxford Textbook of Critical Care comes with a year's access to the online version on Oxford Medicine Online. By activating your unique access code, you can read and annotate the full text online, follow links from the references to primary research materials, and view, enlarge and download all the figures and tables.



Oxford Handbook of Critical Care

Oxford Handbook of Critical Care Author Mervyn Singer
ISBN-10 9780191018237
Release 2009-03-26
Pages 704
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The fully revised, third edition of this bestselling Handbook describes best practice of critical care in a succinct, concise and clinically-orientated way. Covering the principles of general management, it includes therapeutic and monitoring devices, specific disorders of organ systems, as well as detailed information on drugs and fluids. New material has been added on key areas such as airway maintenance, dressing techniques, infection control, echocardiography, tissue perfusion monitoring, coma and more. With up-to-date references and invaluable clinical advice, there is also plenty of space to add notes or amend sections to suit local protocols. Patient-centred and practical, it will serve the consultant, trainee, nurse or other allied health professionals as both a reference and aide memoir. This is the indispensable Oxford Handbook for all those working within critical care.



Oxford American Handbook of Critical Care

Oxford American Handbook of Critical Care Author John Kellum
ISBN-10 0199748314
Release 2007-09-19
Pages 616
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Written by leading American practitioners, the Oxford American Handbooks of Medicine each offer a pocket-sized overview of an entire specialty, featuring instant access to guidance on the conditions that are most likely to be encountered. Precise and prescriptive, the handbooks offer up-to-date advice on examination, investigations, common procedures, and in-patient care. These books will be invaluable resources for residents and students, as well as a useful reference for practitioners. Part of the most popular medical handbook series in the world, the Oxford American Handbook of Critical Care is a dependable manual geared for ultra-quick reference any time. It is comprehensive enough to serve as a mini-text, yet it is thin and light and uses concise, bulleted text, quick reference tabs, four-color presentation, and bookmark ribbons to help provide fast answers on the ward. Written by an acclaimed team of authors, this Handbook presents information in a succinct, comprehensive, and affordable volume in the proven format of the Oxford Handbook Series. Why choose the Oxford American Handbook of Critical Care? The design.... The Handbook uses a unique flexicover design that's durable and practical. Compact, light, and fits in your pocket! Also has quick reference tabs, four-color presentation, and bookmark ribbons to help provide fast answers. The iPhone App.... An intuitive iPhone application has been designed for the Handbook with the objective of allowing professional users to access the precise information they need or reference content with a three-click action. Available at http://itunes.com/apps/oxfordamericanhandbookofcriticalcare The interior layout.... The Handbook is a quick reference in a small, innovative package. With one to two topics per page, it provides easy access and the emergency sections are in red to stand out. Icons throughout aid quick reference. The information.... The Handbook succinctly covers all the essential topics in a one or two-page spread format with colored headings that break up the text and provide a logical structure for readers of all levels. Common clinical questions are answered clearly and extensively. The history.... Oxford University Press is known around the world for excellence, tradition, and innovation. These handbooks are among the best selling in the world. The price.... You get an extremely useful tool at a great value!



Risk Management Handbook for Health Care Organizations 3 Volume Set

Risk Management Handbook for Health Care Organizations  3 Volume Set Author American Society for Healthcare Risk Management (ASHRM)
ISBN-10 9780470649190
Release 2011-01-06
Pages 650
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Continuing its superiority in the health care risk management field, this sixth edition of The Risk Management Handbook for Health Care Organizations is written by the key practitioners and consultant in the field. It contains more practical chapters and health care examples and additional material on methods and techniques of risk reduction and management. It also revises the structure of the previous edition, and focuses on operational and organizational structure rather than risk areas and functions. The three volumes are written using a practical and user-friendly approach.



Oh s Intensive Care Manual

Oh s Intensive Care Manual Author Andrew D Bersten
ISBN-10 9780702055461
Release 2013-10-31
Pages 1154
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Whether you’re a newcomer to the ICU or a seasoned practitioner, Oh's Intensive Care Manual delivers the practical, expert answers you need to manage the conditions you see every day in the intensive care unit. This highly esteemed, bestselling medical reference book presents comprehensive detail on each topic, while maintaining a succinct, accessible style so this information can be seamlessly incorporated into your daily practice. Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability. Access everything you need to know about disease processes and their management during the course of ICU rotations. Gain valuable insight into the consensus of practice and standard of ICU care as followed in the UK, Europe, India, and Australia. Take advantage of expert advice on practical issues that will be encountered on a day-to-day basis in the ICU, as well as common pitfalls in treatment and management emphasized in each chapter. Overcome the latest challenges in intensive care medicine. Ten brand-new chapters in this edition include: Palliative Care; ICU and the Elderly; Health Care Team in Intensive Care Medicine; Preparing for Examinations in Intensive Care Medicine; Ultrasound in the ICU; ECMO for Respiratory Failure; ECMO for Cardiac Failure; Cirrhosis and Acute-on-Chronic Liver Disease; Solid Tumours and their Implications in the ICU; and Delirium. Optimize patient outcomes through an even greater focus on clinical management strategies. Quickly locate essential information with an increased number of summary boxes, tables, and charts, and a new chapter organization that expedites reference.



Risk Management Handbook for Health Care Organizations

Risk Management Handbook for Health Care Organizations Author Roberta Carroll
ISBN-10 9780470300176
Release 2009-04-27
Pages 642
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Risk Management Handbook for Health Care Organizations, Student Edition is a complete introductory textbook on risk management in health care, incorporating all the basic elements of risk management as it relates to health care finance, quality, management, law, and regulatory compliance. In 24 concise chapters, this comprehensive introduction provides a perfect overview to prepare students, or working professionals in health care or law, enter the field of health care risk management and patient safety. Readers will be provided an understanding of general risk management techniques; standards of health care risk management administration; federal, state and local laws; and methods for integrating patient safety and enterprise risk management into a comprehensive risk management program. Each chapter will have key points, standardized introduction, list of key terms, and discussion questions. A separate downloadable instructors? manual will have additional support tools for the instructor. Chapter topics include: Enterprise Risk Management in Health Care ? The Basics Health Care Legal Concepts Governance of the Health Care Organization Development of a Risk Management Program The Health Care Risk Management Professional Risk Management Metrics Ethics in Patient Care Interpersonal Communication Skills: The Ultimate Loss Control Technique Physician and Allied Health Professionals Credentialing Documentation and the Medical Record Basic Claims Administration A Contract Review Primer for Risk Management Information Technologies and Risk Management Health Information Management Introduction to Risk Financing Insurance: Basic Principles and Coverages Organizational Staffing Emergency Management Occupational Safety , Health ad Environmental Impairment: A Brief Overview Early Warning Systems for the Identification Organizational Patient Safety and the Risk Management Professional Risk Management?s Role in Performance Improvement The Risk management Professional and Medication Safety



Handbook of Critical Care

Handbook of Critical Care Author Jesse B. Hall
ISBN-10 9781848827240
Release 2009-07-10
Pages 275
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Previously published as Handbook of Critical Care by CMG this book is a pocket-sized basic intensive care manual. The handbook is divided into 15 chapters, eight substantial ones covering the major organ systems, as well as infection, nutrition, physical injury and toxicology, and brief chapters on scoring systems and obstetrics. Many of the sections are loaded with very clear pictures, comparative tables, diagrams and lists, and provide more than adequate information for juniors training in intensive care medicine. The definitions, aetiology, clinical features and differential diagnoses are well covered. Excellent use is made of bullet points and numbering, which vastly increases the clarity of presentation compared with many other books that are pitched at a similar audience.



The Oxford Handbook of Critical Management Studies

The Oxford Handbook of Critical Management Studies Author Mats Alvesson
ISBN-10 9780199237715
Release 2009-06-18
Pages 582
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Critical Management Studies (CMS) has emerged as a movement that questions the authority and relevance of much mainstream thinking and practice. Critical of established practices and institutional arrangements, it challenges many orthodoxies in management and organization studies. This Handbook maps the terrain of CMS today.



Handbook of Evidence Based Critical Care

Handbook of Evidence Based Critical Care Author Paul Ellis Marik
ISBN-10 1441959238
Release 2010-06-14
Pages 718
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This updated and revised edition of the classic bedside pocket reference remains the gold standard in critical care medicine. The new edition maintains Dr. Marik's trademark humor and engaging writing style, while adding numerous references.



Handbook of Healthcare Management

Handbook of Healthcare Management Author Myron D. Fottler
ISBN-10 9781783470167
Release 2015-09-25
Pages 544
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The Handbook of Healthcare Management is a comprehensive examination of key management practices for global healthcare organizations, arguing that insight into and implementation of these practices is essential for success and sustainability.



Risk Management Handbook for Health Care Organizations Business risk legal regulatory and technology issues

Risk Management Handbook for Health Care Organizations  Business risk   legal  regulatory  and technology issues Author Roberta Carroll
ISBN-10 0470620838
Release 2011
Pages 752
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The American Society for Healthcare Risk Management (ASHRM) announces the 6th edition of its authoritative reference text on healthcare risk management. The Risk Management Handbook for Healthcare Organizations, Volume 3, Business Risks offers the most respected guidance for today's healthcare risk management professional. The sixth edition is the latest edition of the Handbook which has become the standard in healthcare risk management. The three-volume set covers the enterprise-wide continuum of care and associated risk and has been thoroughly revised and updated to reflect recent changes in the healthcare environment. The Risk Management Handbook for Healthcare Organizations offers current information, regulatory and legal updates, and assessment tools that will prove invaluable to both new and seasoned risk managers. Volume 3 focuses on business-related risks, providing information in nineteen chapters on statutes, standards, and regulations, accreditation, licensure, certification, and surveying bodies, liabilities and claims and litigation, corporate compliance, mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures, costs and financing of risk, workers' compensation, managed care, occupational and environmental risk exposures for healthcare facilities, telemedicine, HIPAA, Medicare RAC and other audit exposures, medical tourism, and absence and productivity management. The American Society for Healthcare Risk Management (ASHRM) is a personal membership group of the American Hospital Association with more than 5,300 members representing clinical, insurance, law, and other related professions. ASHRM promotes effective and innovative risk management strategies and professional leadership through education, recognition, advocacy, publications, networking, and interactions with leading healthcare organizations and government agencies. ASHRM initiatives focus on developing and implementing safe and effective patient care practices, the preservation of financial resources, and the maintenance of safe working environments.



Handbook of Critical and Intensive Care Medicine

Handbook of Critical and Intensive Care Medicine Author Joseph Varon
ISBN-10 9783319316055
Release 2016-06-02
Pages 470
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The latest edition of this handbook is a concise yet comprehensive guide for attending physicians, fellows, residents, and students who cover the ICU. The chapters follow an outline format and are divided by organ system, including neurologic disorders and cardiovascular disorders, and special topics, such as environmental disorders, trauma, and toxicology. The handbook includes thoroughly updated chapters from the previous edition, alongside completely new material. Written by an authority in the field, the Handbook of Critical and Intensive Care Medicine, Third Edition is a valuable one-stop reference for every practitioner engaged in Critical Care Medicine across the world.



The Quality Handbook for Health Care Organizations

The Quality Handbook for Health Care Organizations Author Yosef D. Dlugacz
ISBN-10 UOM:39076002570617
Release 2004-04-02
Pages 288
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This important book is a practical, theory-based resource on the topic of health care quality management written for health care administrators and practitioners. It offers the tools needed to help managers make decisions, prioritize resources (financial and human), and analyze and improve the care they deliver. The Handbook offers a hands-on approach to specific topics such as the implementation of managerial goals, instructions for developing accurate measurements for evaluating care, the utilization of data as a basis for process improvement, exploration of quality management tools and techniques, guidelines for the complex integration of collaborative services in health care, and methods for effective communication and improving accountability.



Oxford Handbook of Critical Care Nursing

Oxford Handbook of Critical Care Nursing Author Sheila K. Adam
ISBN-10 9780199215904
Release 2009
Pages 557
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Fast access to concise, targeted information on all essential aspects of critical care nursing Written by experienced specialist nurses and packed full of up-to-the minute guidance and information Patient-centred, evidence-based, and in line with the latest guidelines An indispensable companion for practising and senior student nurses in a variety of care-settings Features strong emphasis on communication, team working and collaboration Includes newer aspects of critical care such as critical care outreach, major incident, and flu pandemic planningThe Oxford Handbook of Critical Care Nursing has been written as a handy reference guide for nurses who are new to the critical care area, as well as a reminder for those with more experience. Each section provides an overview of individual problems, and the related physiology and level of knowledge required to deal with them. The book sets the context for nursing within a continuum of critical care starting from early recognition of acute deterioration and the need for critical care outreach, through to patient outcomes and their follow-up, and evaluation of care post-discharge. Nursing specific skills are highlighted with a holistic approach to patients and their families. Reflecting best practice, this book provides the essence of what is important to the delivery of highly skilled and caring critical care nursing, in an easy to access and readable format. Providing the nurse at the bedside with the answers to many day-to-day problems experienced when caring for critically ill patients, this is also a guide to some of the less commonly encountered issues, such as planning for major incidents and epidemics. Readership: Aimed at general intensive care nursing course students, nurses working in general intensive and high-dependency units, more experienced critical care nurses, and allied health professionals.



Risk Management Handbook for Health Care Organizations Clinical risk

Risk Management Handbook for Health Care Organizations  Clinical risk Author Peggy Nakamura
ISBN-10 0787987085
Release 2006
Pages 562
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Volume II focuses on patient safety and the operational risk inherent in all healthcare organizations with particular emphasis on clinical risk.. The role of the risk manager in patient safety will be a common underlying theme. Topics include: Patient Safety Risk Management’s Role in Performance Improvement Clinical Crisis Management Informed Consent Clinical Research Medication Safety The Risk Manager && Biomedical Technology Primary && Ambulatory Care Pre-Hospital Emergency Medical Services Emergency Department Behavioral Health Critical Care Perinatal Risk Management Pediatrics Operating Room Laboratory Radiology Home Care Services Post Acute && Long Term Care